A major in philosophy teaches a student to understand human thought throughout history.  Philosophy encourages a student to be creative and think critically.  Some students use a philosophy major as preparation for law school. For more information, visit Career Services in The Bagley Center.

Sample Job Titles

  • Congressional Staff Member
  • Consumer Advocate
  • Legal Assistant
  • Librarian
  • Lobbyist
  • Lawyer
  • Professor
  • Religious Education Specialist
  • Researcher
  • Social Worker

Useful Skills for Jobs in the Philosophy Field

  • Critical and logical thinking skills
  • Leadership
  • Strong research and management capabilities
  • Ability to present persuasive oral and written arguments

Contact Us

Department of History, Philosophy, and Social Studies Education

Chair: John Krueckeberg

Memorial Hall, Room 109

Phone: 603-535-3071
Fax: 603-535-2358

Administrative Assistant
Nikki-Ann Nunes
Memorial 110
Phone: 603-535-3071

Mailing Address
17 High Street
MSC #30
Plymouth, NH 03264